The telecoms domain is not just ripe for innovation—it needs innovation.
Open vRAN is now becoming a key domain for innovation, creating the foundation for true multi-vendor networks, open interfaces, and the use of automation and AI in a previously closed and proprietary domain.
Several critics have cited that Open vRAN is more power-hungry compared to traditional network infrastructure, especially in the baseband domain, where custom units have dominated in the past.
This whitepaper explores the energy efficiency of Open vRAN Centralized and Distributed Units and models a real-life network, while comparing the energy efficiency of these units with traditional baseband units.
Topics covered include:
- An overview of the 5G market
- DRAN, vRAN and Open vRAN
- Open RAN architecture
- Modeling baseband power consumption
- 5G subscriber and traffic profiles
- A qualitative analysis of further energy savings
Download the whitepaper to learn more.